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Grado Introduces Their First Wireless Headphones

October 12th, 2018

From Grado Blog

Since 1953 Grado Labs has adapted at our own pace, and the first wireless Grado headphone is only the first step in what’s to come. We took our time to get the sound just right and made no compromises in the GW100. Nothing is lost except the wires.

Inside the GW100 are none other than our signature Grado drivers. These speakers are the same ones we build for our wir ... Read More.

Bel Canto Announces eOne STREAM

September 28th, 2018

The e.One Stream provides access to thousands of albums by connecting your preamplifier or DAC to your home network, Tidal, Qobuz, Vtuner, or your personal NAS library. The Bel Canto SEEK Controller is a UPnP/DLNA iOS app that organizes playlists, favorite tracks, or stations from around the world, making them readily accessible. With the e.One Stream you can see source, sample rate, an ... Read More.

KEF Announces New Completely Revamped R Series Loudspeakers

September 21st, 2018

The following is a press release issued by KEF.

Maidstone, Kent, UK | September 18, 2018 – Globally-renowned audio pioneer, KEF, has announced the launch of its brand-new R Series, a complete, top-to-bottom transformation of what was already one of the world’s most acclaimed loudspeaker ranges.

Boasting a hefty raft of technological innovations and design improvements, ... Read More.

VAC Introduces Statement Integrated Amplifier at RMAF 2018

September 14th, 2018


The following is a press release issued by VAC.

Sarasota, FL | September 14, 2018 – VAC/ Valve Amplification Company will introduce the latest member of its award-winning family of Statement audio components at the 2018 Rocky Mountain Audio Fest in Denver, CO October 5-7.

The new Statement 450i iQ Integrated Amplifier is an ultimate performance, cos ... Read More.

Dynaudio Announces Completely Redesigned Confidence High-End Speaker Range

September 6th, 2018

The following is a press release issued by Dynaudio.

SAN DIEGO | Sept. 6, 2018 — This week at CEDIA Expo, Danish loudspeaker specialist Dynaudio is offering the North American market its first look at an update to the company's legendary Confidence hi-fi speaker range. With this update, Dynaudio brings its most celebrated technologies — including soft-dome tweeters, Magnesium Silic ... Read More.

Parasound Introduces Halo P 6 2.1 Channel Preamplifier & DAC

August 20th, 2018

Parasound Introduces Halo P 6 2.1 Channel Preamplifier & DAC

New Features (Changes from the P 5)
  • ESS Sabre32 Reference DAC replaces the original Burr-Brown DAC
  • USB input is now capable of DSD & 384kHz/32-bit PCM (up from 96Khz/24-bit)
  • Burr Brown analog resistor ladder volume control
  • Dimmable front panel volume display
  • Upgraded USB receiver with ... Read More.

dCS Launches New Bartók Upsampling Network DAC with Headphone Amplifier

August 13th, 2018

The following is a press release issued by dCS.

August 13, 2018 - dCS proudly announces its Bartók network DAC and headphone amplifier – a singlebox, state-of-the-art digital-to-analogue converter with full network streaming functionality and Class A headphone amplifier.

Retailing at £9,999 for the streaming DAC and £11,999 for the streaming DAC with integra ... Read More.

Parasound Updates Halo Integrated Amp - the Hint 6

July 20th, 2018

Parasound updates the highly regarded Halo Integrated now dubbed the Hint 6 New Features (Changes from the original Halo Integrated)
  • Burr Brown analog resistor ladder volume control
  • Dimmable front panel volume display
  • Updated USB receiver is Plug and play with Windows 10 and MAC
  • An additional optical input (2 total)
  • Ball bearing supported solid aluminum v ... Read More.

Bowers & Wilkins Announce 800 Series Prestige Editions

July 16th, 2018

The 802 and 805 Prestige Edition models are acoustically unchanged from standard 800 Series Diamond loudspeakers and feature the same specification, including the Diamond dome tweeter, Turbine Head, Continuum and Aerofoil drive units and Matrix cabinet construction. The high-gloss Santos Rosewood finish is prepared by hand by Bowers & Wilkins craftsmen at the company’s factory in the UK.

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Halcro Returns to the Marketplace with the Eclipse Amplifier

June 8th, 2018

Many of your remember the somewhat legendary Halcro amplifiers of the past.  Halcro is returning to the market with a new amplifier called the Eclipse while maintaining the classic look of previous Halcro products.

Halcro Eclipse mono The lowest distortion amplifier in the world
  • A completely redesigned input stage
  • Lower distortion than previous dm88 flagship model (the lowe ... Read More.